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Finding Aid for the Louis Knott Koontz Papers, ca. 1922-1951
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Louis Knott Koontz Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1922-1951
    Collection number: 314
    Creator: Koontz, Louis Knott, 1890-
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Louis Knott Koontz (1890-1951) was born in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. He was a professor in the History department at UCLA, author of The Virginia Frontier, 1754-1763 (1925) and Robert Dinwiddie: His Career in American Colonial Government and Westward Expansion (1941) and managing editor of the Pacific Historical Review (1936-47). The collection consists of materials pertaining to Koontz's university and departmental activities at UCLA.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Louis Knott Koontz, 1954.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Louis Knott Koontz Papers (Collection 314). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233263 

    Biography

    Koontz was born on February 21, 1890 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia; AB, Washington and Lee University, 1908; AM (1914), Ph.D (1920), Johns Hopkins University; instructor in history and English (1908-09), president (1909-12), Frederick College; professor of history and political science and dean (1914-17), acting president (1916), Davis and Elkins College; member, editorial staff, San Francisco Chronicle, 1921-22; instructor (1922-25), assistant professor (1925-30), associate professor (1930-43), and professor of history (1943-51), UCLA; managing editor, Pacific Historical Review, 1936-47; published works include The Virginia Frontier, 1754-1763 (1925) and Robert Dinwiddie: His Career in American Colonial Government and Westward Expansion (1941); Koontz died on August 6, 1951.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of materials pertaining to Professor Koontz's university and departmental activities at UCLA.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Koontz, Louis Knott, 1890- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of History--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Historians--California--Archival resources.
    Periodical editors--California.